So is Superman readable yet?

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  1. Super_Ludacris Registered

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    I always liked the run of Superman Comics in the 90's myself *shrug*
     
  2. Arkady Rossovich Registered

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    Exactly,it's like i said. We either have something very good like Kingdom Come,Red Son or something very bad like Superman Returns and that Superman run with Jim Lee that no one seems to remember except the fact the artwork was fantastic.
     
  3. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    That was For Tomorrow. I liked that run, myself.
     
  4. Super_Ludacris Registered

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    I need to still read that. I brought both volumes like 9 months ago and still aint started reading it yet. I've very mixed reviews on it though.
     
  5. Spike_x1 Get off my bandwagon!

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    Same here. :up:
     
  6. Anubis Sup?

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    It's a story that truly suffers when not read all together. The delays killed some of the story when it was coming out. But once it was over, I sat down, read it all together and it was compelling as hell. Some of the best Superman moments ever printed came outta those twelve issues. Like when he told those elementals that if they killed all the people on the planet, he would burn away the oceans, rip away the atmosphere, flat out destroy the core, and find someplace else to live. Don't tug on Superman's cape.
     
  7. Kitsune Fox of Ages

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    He erased her memory of his identity and left not knowing she was expecting... so it's not that bad.... also the previous two movies didn't happen... so that was good.
     
  8. Anubis Sup?

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    Seriously, they just shoulda went with a reboot. If for no other reason than to lose the campy Lex and upgrade to the smartest businessman/Super Scientist in the world, Xenophobic, invisible machinations, untouchable, lose at the end but somehow still win, Lex.
     
  9. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Kevin Spacey was really wasted on that ******ed Lex. :(
     
  10. Anubis Sup?

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    I think he would have made a great Lex, had he not been told to do a Hackmanesque Lex. I really hope they don't bring Singer Back. He really screwed the pooch on SR.
     
  11. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    He's already said he's not coming back, I think.
     
  12. Anubis Sup?

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    I hope so. maybe they should just get rid of everybody and reboot. Batman Begins that s**t.
     
  13. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    That would be ideal. Donner's movies are classics to some people or whatever, but they're pretty outdated as bases for modern Superman stories.
     
  14. Anubis Sup?

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    I gotta tell you, I never really liked them to begin with.
     
  15. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Well, the tagline for the first is "you will believe a man can fly," and I think it accomplished that. Superman seems pretty credible. It's cheesy, but what story that's meant to be inspiring isn't cheesy after you grow up and lose the stars in your eyes? The second movie was just a lot of fun because of the huge brawl between Supes and the PZ criminals. I have a lot of problems with a lot of things in both, but I think they're mostly enjoyable. I don't place them on the pedestal that some other people do, though.
     
  16. yahman Registered

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    In an ideal World i have Stanley Kubrick ressurected from the dead to do the movie. In reality i think Ridley Scott is the best alternative.Blade Runner meets Gladiator sounds pretty cool to me. Im sure a more suitable approach would also be good as well.

    Does anyone know whose taking over from Brusiek ? I hope its Widnick
     
  17. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Ridley Scott on Superman? I don't know about that...
     
  18. Anubis Sup?

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    Wait a minute, Widnick? Do you mean Jud "Make Jimmy Gay and give him Aids" Winick?
     
  19. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Maybe Jimmy's randomly changing superpowers are the metahuman equivalent of AIDS.
     
  20. Anubis Sup?

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    Cosmic Aids. Got too close to Light Ray I guess.
     
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    Blade Runner... Gladiator... two fantastic movies that have absolutely no similarities to Superman. Yeah, that's a great choice...

    As for the Donner movies: Love them. I'm a fan. Probably why I didn't mind Superman Returns as much. Actually watched it again yesterday. The experience was a little more rewarding on the big screen, but it wasn't that bad a film.
     
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    Actually:

    Jimmy is where the new gods souls are all ending up (hence why the issues with the source wall)

    See the latest issue of countdown :csad:
     
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    Im pretty sure i already made a sarcastic reference to this fact, or was i being a bit optimistic expecting you to read my entire post ?
     
  24. yahman Registered

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    Do the Egyptian Gods not have sarcasm ?
     
  25. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    I would, but then I'd be reading Countdown again. That's never a good idea.
     

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